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The fortune cookie chronicles

adventures in the world of Chinese food

by Jennifer 8. Lee

  • 274 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Twelve in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese restaurants -- United States,
  • Food in popular culture -- United States,
  • Food in popular culture -- China,
  • Cookery, Chinese,
  • Food habits -- United States,
  • Chinese Americans -- Social life and customs,
  • Gastronomy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [298]-309).

    StatementJennifer 8. Lee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX945.4 .L44 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 309 p. ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23220614M
    ISBN 109780446698979
    LC Control Number2009419056

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